Schotland zegt nee tegen afscheiding 54%


BBC volgde van minuut tot minuut dit spannende moment. EEN ja zou voor de EU een ramp zijn geweest gezien de Basken en Catalanen in Spanje en meerdere staten her en der.

Scottish Referendum result
18 september 2014 22:48

Key points

– Scotland has voted No to independence

– The result in Fife made the result a certainty

– The bulk of results from Scotland’s 32 local authorities were received between 03:00 and 05:00

– Alex Salmond ‘accepts’ verdict of the electorate

– Voters answered the question: “Should Scotland be an independent country?”

By BBC News staff

06:33 Cameron statement
James Landale – Deputy political editor
David Cameron’s advisers say he will make a “significant statement” when he speaks shortly after 07:00.

06:32 Email
Ian Rochester in Northumberland asks: 55% of the Scottish voting population have decided on retaining the “status quo” between Scotland and the rest on Great Britain, so why are people now saying that fundamental changes must now happen?

06:31 Celebrations from No
Laura Maxwell – BBC Scotland
Robbie MacNiven, 22, from Inverness and 21-year-old Solvein Siem from Norway celebrate the No vote at Ingliston.

06:28 @TogetherDarling
Alistair Darling, leader of the Better Together campaign tweets: An extraordinary night. Humbled by the level of support and the efforts of our volunteers. Will give speech in Glasgow shortly. #indyref

06:28 Cameron statement
Cameron tweet
David Cameron tweets: I’ll be making a statement following the Scottish Referendum results just after 7am. #indyref

06:26 Salmond: ‘Forward as one nation’
Mr Salmond ended his speech by saying: “We shall go forward as one nation.”

06:25 Salmond ‘not business as usual’
“We have touched sections of the community who have never been touched before by politics. These communities have touched us… I don’t think that will ever be allowed to go back to business as usual in politics again.”

Toch snap ik de Schotten wel al 400 jaar eigen parlement etc. Wellicht dat de EU daar naar had moeten kijken ipv “eh we weten niet of we het accepteren” Schotland is Brits ivm de kroning van Koningin Elizabeth de 1ste halfzus van Koningin Mary Stuart beiden dochters van Henry de 8ste….. En Suart was Schots tsja…